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Aug 24, 2013 4:30pm PDT
king shared his dream, thousands of people retrace his steps. jeff pegues is on the washington mall. >> i'm not prepared to sit down and give up. >> axelrod: president obama weighs military options against syria, even as the regime denies responsibility for chemical attacks. holly williams has the latest. and school's out, but this bus has been bringing meals to hungry children all summer. don dahler takes us on a lunch break. >> they help you be healthy. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> axelrod: good evening. i'm jim axelrod. we begin tonight in california where firefighters are battling a massive wildfire in and around yosemite national park. it's threatening the power and water supply some 150 miles to the west in san francisco. governor jerry brown has declared a state of emergency as 2600 firefighters battled the nearly 200 square mile fire. right now, just 5% of the fire is under control. as teresa garcia reports, the flames are moving toward a reservoir that supplies most of san francisco's water and has already shut down two of the city's hydroe
Aug 18, 2013 6:00pm PDT
peggest is in washington and charlie d'agata in cairo. hundreds of extra firefighters move in to contain the expanding wildfires in idaho. john blackstone is there. a mother who just lost her daughter makes a case for parents spying on their kids on-line. and for 17 and for 17 summers elaine quijano says they've been enjoying shakespeare in the we begin with jeff pegues. >> reporter: with nearly 900 killed in five days of clashes with the egyptian military the call to end the flow of u.s. money are getting louder. south carolina senator lindsay graham believes egypt is looking more and more like a failed state. >> we're going to have to suspend our aid because we can't support the reaction of the military. >> reporter: historically the u.s. has been a sponsor of the egyptian military with 1.5 billion dollars in aid the u.s. sends egypt yearly, 1.3 of it is for the country's security forces. it was the military that ousted the elected president mohammed morsi and is shooting the president's supporters. middle east analyst mohsin khan says even if u.s. aid is suspended it will have little
Aug 3, 2013 6:00pm PDT
anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. jeff pegues in washington begins hir coverage. >> reporter: white house officials say the president was briefed this morning on the potential terrorist threat idfore departing for camp david. worldwide, nearly two dozen u.s. embassies are preparing to close their doors in the next 24 hours. the state department says there is a potential for a terrorist intack, particularly in the addle east and north africa, hd officials have specifically mentioned yemen as a potential earget, the country's home base for al qaeda of the arabian peninsula also known as a.q.a.p., a terrorist group that tny now consider the most dangerous in the world. while u.s. officials won't offer more specifics, a travel alert has been issued for american citizen worldwide, a warning that both rail and airports could be targeted. but at dulles airport near the nation's capital, the warning is not discouraging passenger nathan brandeburg. >> i'm not too afraid to be traveling, especially with security the way it is. i mean, we're traveling with a wt of gear as well and we have to go thro
Aug 10, 2013 6:00pm PDT
: charlie d'agata reporting for us tonight from london. thank you. later, what the sale of the "washington post" means for the newspaper business. an early end to sexual harassment therapy for san diego's embattled mayor. and the search for answers in yesterday's deadly crash of a plane into homes in connecticut. those stories when the cbs evening news continues. >> axelrod: in connecticut, federal investigators are trying to learn why a private plane crashed into two homes near new haven yesterday. the wreck annual was so tangled that it took first responders hours to recover four bodies. don dahler has the latest. >> reporter: parts of the twin engine airplane remain visible in the charred wreck annual. inside one of the houses, the bodies of a 13-year-old girl and her one-year-old sister. the two other victims are the pilot, former mime mic rosoft executive bill henningsgaard, and his teenaged son, maxwell. this was henningsgaard's second aviation accident. he crash landed in the columbia river then. friday's accident occurred shortly before noon. >> a rush of air came down and i heard
Aug 25, 2013 6:00pm PDT
and jeff pegues in washington have the latest. >> california's rim wildfire rages out of control threatening more homes and some of yosemite national park's precious sequoia trees. bigad shabbate is on the scene. >> a tragic battle ends for a florida boy with rare brain eating amoeba. >> and captain america, jeff glor interviews an american soccer superstar who has left the european stage to come play at home. >> looking forward to getting back to doing a little bit mor syria today agreed to a cease-fire to allow the inspectors to work. 355 people died on the outskirts of damascus wednesday from what appears to be a chemicalave two reports, first to holly williams in london. >> reporter: the breakthrough came 24 hours after the u.n.'s high representative for disarmament affairs angela kane arrived in damascus. syrian state tv announced that the government, which denies using chemical weapons, will allow u.n. weapons inspectors to start their investigation tomorrow. there's mounting evidence that there was a chemical strike against civilians. scores of internet videos show people
Aug 18, 2013 6:00pm EDT
from washington is already out the door.or. >> the practical reality is that most of the military aid for this fiscal year, 2013, has been obligated and delivered. del in fact, all of it except for about four f.-16s and maybe some hermts. >> reporter: le european union and graib threatenin threatenins their relationship with egypt, this as they're considering dissolving the muslimm brotherhood and labeling it as a terrorist organization. >>> the cost guard in the in faculty peens now says at least 39 pipe were killed when a passenger ferry clietded with a cargo ship near the port of sees diagnoses due. 71 people were rescued but the search continues. c they're struggling to plug an oil leak in the wreggage. >>> san francisco's fire chiefo' iss banning helmet mounted cameras. that move comes off images captured during the airlines crash went public.lic. the photos were published in the streans chronicle and lead to questions about whether they'ree liable for the death of a 16-year-old. fire chief is banning the cams c because she's concerned aboutere the privacy of victims andnd firef
Aug 11, 2013 6:00pm PDT
thursday by a separate threat. jeff pegues in washington has mo. >> reporter: in yemen soldiers searched vehicles at check points near the u.s. embassy. it is still closed with ongoing concerns about an attack by al qaeda. yemen is widely considered a hot sped-- hot bed of terrorist activity. just this week drone strikes in the country may have killed at least two dozen suspected al qaeda militants, according to yemeni officials. on friday the president would not comment on u.s. military action in yemen. >> i'm to the going to discuss specific operations that have taken lace. >> intelligence analysts tell cbs news it is unlikely that security concerns throughout the middle east and north africa have been completely resolved. senator john mccain believes al qaeda remains a serious threat at home and abroad. >> the action of closing these embassies shows that they're able to mount threats everywhere in the middle east against the united states of america. >> still u.s. officials think it's safe to reopen 18 of the 19 embassies closed last week. and there is rare bipartisan agreement that t
Aug 17, 2013 6:00pm PDT
: david bernard, thank you. it was one of washington's biggest guessing games-- who will president obama appoint to be the next federal reserve chairman. the name janet yellin figures prominently in the speculation, but not always, her supporters say, for the right reasons. jeff pegues has more on that. >> reporter: the president is candid about the choice he faces-- >> it is definitely one of the most important economic decision i'll make in the remainder of my presidency. >> reporter: among the favorites, former obama economic adviser lawrence summers and the current vice chair of the federal reserve, janet yellin. taken together the names spark debate whether sexism is at play in the decision. just look at the headlines-- sex, money, and gravitas. and "funny how gender never came up during bernanke's nomination." a woman has never held the job, and professor lara brown said there is a perception of bias. >> these are roles that are seen as men's issues-- money and war. and both of those things require sort of a masculine temperament, according to the stereotypes. >> reporter: while su
Aug 4, 2013 6:00pm PDT
in washington now we may never know. >> reporter: now we don't here that, what do we hear, closing argues coming this up week. >> closing arguments coming up on monday this will last all day. the jury will go home. tuesday morning the juror will get charged by the court. the instructions to the jury. and then they will go out and deliberate. deliberations, of course, are reading tea leaves. but i would think this will come back relatively quickly within a day or two. >> reporter: if he is convicted what happens then, and you >> well, he will be convicted expect he will be? >> well, he will be convicted because his lawyers admitted as far back as opening statements to many counts in the indictment involving drug trafficking, money laundering, extortion. they did not admit to the murders. and he is going to stay in prison. he may face two death penalty charges in different states. >> reporter: the appeals process kicks in at that point. what happens? >> the appeals process here is very, very important. and that is because mr. bulger wanted to raise an immunity defense. he says an assistant united
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